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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
East Lindsey
Town
Martin Dales
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS M TUTTELL (Stone Carver)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 03 March 1920
    Attended by: Mrs E Crowden
  • Dedicated
    Date: 03 March 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
54147
Current location

St Hugh's Church Hall
Church Road
Martin Dales
East Lindsey
Lincolnshire
LN10 6XZ
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 17492 61997
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A stone cross on a plinth and four stepped base commemorating the men who lost their lives in WW1.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ MARTIN DALES/ WHO FELL NOBLY FIGHTING FOR GOD AND RIGHT/ AND LIBERTY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Alcock, H
Cross, W
Marshall, A W
Ormerod, C
Prime, F J
Roberts, E
Roberts, F W
Roberts, J T
Tear, C E
Wilson, H
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Concrete
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • Martin Dales War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
The top of the cross was broken off during a storm. 2015 War Memorials Trust grant of £460 to steam clean off the dark lichen and algae; 2017 War Memorials Trust grant of £3,310 to reinstate the cross, repoint lime mortar,stone indent repairs and reinstate the black mortar lettering to the inscription to make it legible
Costs

Site: NIL
Comments: The site was donated by Mrs E Crowden.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Martin and Martin Dales Parish Council
Reference
  • Lincolnshire Chronicle 13 March 1920

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